The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


ELCA called 'ecumenical catalyst'

With two representatives from the Episcopal Church in attendance, the ELCA Church Council spent an afternoon during its April 13-15 sessions studying full communion with the Episcopal Church and three Reformed churches.

"God has given us enough time," David Perry, Episcopal ecumenical officer, told the council. "So we can't say we aren't ready." Both churches are scheduled to vote on full communion at 1997 assemblies.

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